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BERKELEY, Anthony. The Silk Stocking Murders. London: W. Collins Sons, [1928].
BERKELEY, Anthony. The Silk Stocking Murders. London: W. Collins Sons, [1928].

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BERKELEY, Anthony. The Silk Stocking Murders. London: W. Collins Sons, [1928].

8o. Original cloth (spine and portion of covers mildewed). Provenance: Anthony Berkeley Cox (presentation inscription).

FIRST EDITION, DEDICATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO HIMSELF on the front free endpaper: "To A.B. Cox from The Author." In a cheeky conceit, Berkeley had also dedicated the book to himself, "To A.B. Cox who very kindly wrote this book for me in his spare time" (printed dedication).

[With]: The Silk Stocking Murders. New York: Doubleday, Doran for the Crime Club, 1928. 8o. Original cloth (leaned); pictorial dust jacket (spine panel very faded, closed tear to front panel). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. (2)
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